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Two children detained after reports of a firearm at VIP Urgent Care in Palm Desert

Riverside County Sheriff's deputies detained two children after reports of someone armed with a firearm inside the VIP Urgent Care building in Palm Desert.

The building is located at 72630 Fred Waring Drive. Viewers called the newsroom reporting a heavy police presence in the area shortly after 5:15 p.m.

A spokesperson for the Sheriff's Dept. confirmed that dispatch received a call of a juvenile with a handgun in the building at around 4:49 p.m.

Deputies arrived and evacuated the building as a precaution.

Deputies did locate a firearm in the building, the agency confirmed.

Two juveniles were detained. Authorities are allowing people back into the building.

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